Okay. If you haven’t figured it out yet, I am “that mother.” And I love being that mother. I dress up for Halloween. I like to help out in my children’s classrooms. I send lesson plans to their teachers and offer to do them for the class. And my children love it, too. So– this lesson plan is aimed at teaching students how to spell ‘Halloween.’ Yes, it involves baking as well (yet another of my loves). I’ll post a copy of my sugar cookie recipe around Christmastime, unless people are really anxious for it sooner.
Spell Halloween Spell Lesson Plan
By Sherrie L. M. Gavin
Tools: Cookies for entire class, 1-2 “gag” cookies and/or a silly Halloween hairpin, all carried in a non-opaque bag, plus video resources and small slips of paper.
- WITCH (in this case, me– mother!) enters the class carrying a bag. WITCH tells the students she has some perfectly “Ghoulish” cookies for them. Play this up; WITCH takes a gag cookie (fake cookie with plastic insects glued on) and invite the “ghouls” to eat it. (they’ll say no, or WITCH will request the prove they are a ghoul before they eat it.) Soon, students will say they are not ghouls
- WITCH Says: